Kent Wildlife Trust Conifer Study Day
Guided walk around the Pinetum with the course leader using ID skills learnt in the classroom the previous day to identify the genera of conifers.
- 19 Nov 2023
- 10am - 4pm
Weather permitting we shall slowly complete a circuit of the Pinetum. Along this route we will encounter all the groups (genera) that we studied on Saturday 18th November (and more). We shall have the opportunity to consider a variety of species within most of the genera (though this will be kept to a maximum of three or so in most of the bigger genera, to avoid overload!)
In view of the early finishing time of this study day (see below) we will not stop for lunch en route but will return to the visitors’ centre in time for a late lunch. We recommend you bring a snack to keep you going if necessary. There are toilets and a café at the visitors’ centre. There is one toilet en route around the Pinetum.
By the end of the session you will be able to:
- Identify several of the commonly found conifers and some unusual ones
Led by Ros Bennett, Botanist and Ecologist
Suitable for beginners and improvers. If you are not attending the linked study day on 18th November it would be an advantage to be already acquainted with the main generic characteristics, though these will be revised repeatedly during the day.
Please note that the early finish for this Study Day is because the site is closing early for the Christmas at Bedgebury illuminated trail event which is taking place in the evening.